Customer Stories

Feeding America

Business

Rackspace manages VMware vSphere-based Private Cloud infrastructure as the non-profit provides over four billion meals to 1 in 8 Americans in need of healthy foods annually.

Challenges

Moving the infrastructure from a colocation solution, eliminating hardware maintenance lifecycles and reducing capital costs.

Outcome

Feeding America can focus on managing its nationwide network of food banks, while Rackspace keeps the non-profit secure, scalable and available with hundreds of on-demand VMware Certified Professionals.

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Solution

Rackspace Private Cloud powered by VMware

About the Customer

For over 35 years, Feeding America has responded to the hunger crisis in America, with a mission to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of 200-member food banks and engage the country in the fight to end hunger. The non-profit is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief and food-rescue organization, feeding more than 46 million people, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors, through 60,000 food pantries and meal programs in communities.

“Anytime you’re moving a datacenter, it’s a daunting proposition which takes a lot of planning. Rackspace really came in and managed the project for us, helped us with technical expertise on the details, and helped us move 350 servers and over a petabyte of storage into the Rackspace Cloud.”

 

Steven Carlberg, Managing Director of Infrastructure and Security, Feeding America

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